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Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
," football to blame. the national institutes of health says former nfl linebacker junior seau had a degenerative brain disease linked to multiple head traumas when he committed suicide last spring. seau is the latest professional football player to be linked to a disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or cte. the findings could mean more trouble for the nfl, which is facing lawsuits involving some 2,000 players, claiming the nfl deliberately hid the dangers of head trauma. >> cnn has now confirmed the death of nfl superstar junior seau. >> reporter: on the second day of may last year, junior seau texted his ex-wife and children, "i love you," pointed a gun at his chest, and pulled the trigger. friends and family were left devastated, searching for answers. >> i don't understand who would do this to my son, but i pray to god, please, take me! take me. leave my son! but it's too late! >> reporter: when they learned the 20-year nfl football veteran took his own life, the primary question became, why? close friend marcus wiley spoke to espn shortly after his death. >> we w
Jan 11, 2013 2:35am EST
at least once. >>> another big weekend of nfl playoff football is starting with conference title games at stake. it starts tomorrow afternoon with baltimore visiting denver. then the packers face san francisco. and on sunday, it's seattle at atlanta, followed by the texans taking on new england. a lot going on. >> who are the giants playing? the giants will be victorious. >> rub it in, willis. got two giants' fans right here. next year, next year. >>> here's your friday forecast. mountain snow in the cascades. heavy snow from salt lake city to jackson, wyoming. freezing rain in the twin cities and duluth. thunderstorms across the south. showers from knoxville to the eastern seaboard. >> forts in the northeast. 50s from the middle of the country. 30s from seattle to boise. >>> passengers taking off from australia were caught up in what looked like a hollywood movie, but this was actually all too real. >> that's right. a few minutes into a flight yesterday morning, passengers, get this, notice a huge snake dangling from the wing of the plane. and it turned out to be a ten-foot long scrub
Jan 11, 2013 1:40am PST
of individuals. >> reporter: researchers have documented 50 football players stricken by cte, 35 nfl players, 6 high school players. >> chronic traumatic encephlopathy is not being seen in individuals without repetitive head injury. >> reporter: this revelation has summoned the nfl, questioning their own health. >> at times i do forget things, the sleepless nights you may have, you start to wonder are you down that path towards cte? >> reporter: the seau family noticed his change in personality in the last years of his life. from outgoing, hard charging family leader, to withdrawn loner who ended it all by shooting himself in the chest, leaving this three word on a text to his children and ex-wife. what did he say? >> just three words, i love you. >> that was the last we heard. >> reporter: none of his children play football anymore. and that's fine with their mother. >> i think it's a gamble. if you want to play the sport, know what you could be in for. >> it's not worth it for me to not have a dad. so to me, it's not worth it. >> reporter: the nfl says it will continue to finance research int
Comedy Central
Jan 8, 2013 11:30pm PST
own singing. [ laughter ] and my guest, chris kluwe, is an nfl punter and gay rights advocate. wow, pretty brave for an nfl player to admit he's a punter. [ laughter ] jimmy kimmel starts in his new 11:35 time slot tonight. but since he's my direct competition, i refuse to mention him. this is "the colbert report." captioning sponsored by comedy central ["the colbert report" theme music playing] [cheers and applause] thank you, ladies and gentlemen. welcome to the report. [crowd chanting see stephen] [cheers and applause] thank you, ladies and gentlemen. [cheers and applause] welcome to the report, folks. i have to thank you for that and i want to thank you for joining me in here, out there nation, we all know the economy's not in great shape. just today the dow dropped fifty five-- of whatever it is. [ laughter ] dow-lers. [ laughter ] so i was glad to hear that one of my investments skyrocketed in value today. >> forever is going to cost you more, and by forever i mean united states post office's forever stamp. come january 27, it goes up by one cent. [ laughter ] >> stephen: fol
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 8:00am PST
information about an nfl linebacker who committed suicide last year. really stunning the country. what was junior sea ureport he hadly suffering from? new information for you next hour. jon: a would-be thief in milwaukee got a whole lot more than he bargained for when armed with a knife he tried to rob a convenience store. the woman behind the counter didn't even flinch. instead she went straight for her gun, pointing it at her head. he made a break for it. and she took off after him. fortunately for him she didn't catch him. neither did police. that is why they're releasing surveillance video hoping someone would recognize the would-be thief. jenna: wow another story we're watching here in new york city. new information on that commuter ferry crash that left dozens of people injured. you saw it live on our air yesterday. rick has more on this. rick? >> reporter: the ntsb is leading the investigation, jenna and they're trying to figure out why the ferry came into the dock as hard as it did. the impact sent passengers hurling through the air with dozens of people thrown into their fello
Jan 4, 2013 3:30pm PST
and himself. three or 4 nfl players say they carry a gun and with basketball players the same. somewhere we're sitting around watching san francisco play miami excited who will win that game. of the tens of thousands that watch those games those role models on the field are not ministers. those athletes have a role to play in diffusing this crisis in our culture. those that do music and art and attract by the thousands. we pay to hear them sing and watch them perform. they must lift their art above deck dance and inspire and something blowing in the wind and can't recycle our worse fears. our nation has become much too violent. we're the most violent nation on earth. we make of the most guns and we shoot them. we make the most bombs and we drop them. in this state unions larger than the teacher union and building first class jails and second class schools and [inaudible] stop the problem. each out and convene the family is the first step in the right direction. mr. mayor at this table must be disk jockeys, athletes, artists, ad agencies, all those impacts must find a place at this
Jan 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
that i'm not a redskins fan. >> when the nfl puts out the season schedule, she checks it and sees who we play at home and she'll order all their paraphernalia at the begins of the season. >> reporter: hoping the rookie quarterback russell wilson will get the attention he deserves. >> i'm really excited to see russell wilson, and he's put up so many points this season and kind of overshad ohhed by the other two reiks, luck and rg3. >> reporter: danny's confident his team will make to the next level and defends redskins fan spirit. >> every year they're going to the super bowl. ier that every year. oh, we're going to the super bowl. last year, won the first three games, we're going to the super bowl. >> cautious optimism. >> reporter: their boy, though mom and dad root for different team, it's all in fun. >> i don't really care about it, because i really like basketball more than football. >> reporter: if the redskins lose, it's going to be tough. april will want to brag. if they don't win, she doesn't think will happen. >>> stay with us for the run-up to the battle against seattle. we als
Jan 5, 2013 8:00am EST
and you're done for the nfl teams that survived the regular season as the playoffs begin today with super bowl xlvii at the goal line. >>> lights camera oscars. we'll preview which films are likely to be nominated for the 85th academy awards. all this and so much more on "cbs this morning saturday," january 5th, 2013. >>> and good morning. welcome to the weekend. >> the first of the new year. >> yeah. remarkable, isn't it? here we go again. one more time around the block. we're also very excited to have visiting in studio 57 this morning best-selling author daniel pink. harvard business called him one of the top business thinkers in the world. he's going to tell you the secrets to finding true meaning in your work. >> i'm interested in what he has to tell us and what he found in the green room. >>> and also chef mike isabella. he calls this crazy good marinated rack of lamb. >> i could use crazy good. >>> first our top story, the arrest of a pilot. he had allegedly been drinking as he prepared to fly to new york on friday. michelle miller is here with th
Jan 11, 2013 4:00am PST
in the nfl. j.r. smith, monster jam. 2 of his 25. although, the knicks muster just 34 points in the first half. later, amare stoudamire, the left-handed scoop to go. knicks are down one. now, it's a nine-point deficit in the third quarter. paul george, one of his six steals. monster throwdown. indiana up double-digits. later, more from george. 24 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists. pacers have won nine-straight at home. >>> go to college ranks. oregon, riding a ten-game home win streak, hosting number four, arizona, undefeated this year. good oregon "d," to t.j. singler in transition. the hoop and the arm. he's the younger brother of kyle singler. second half, now. carlos emory. 7 of 11 behind the arch. 64%. singler. chip kelly liking what he sees. a three-point game. closing seconds. arizona rebound. nick johnson has a chance for the wildcats. his pocket is picked by jonathan loyd. oregon hands the wildcats its first loss of the season. the ducks have won 11-straight this year at home. dating back to last season, it's 17-straight. >>> i'm doug kezirian. have a great day. >>> and coming up ne
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 3:00am PST
. nfl wild card weekend underway with a strong bang yesterday. i hope you watched these games, strong packers defense made quick work of minnesota, 24-10. they play they play san francisco next week and foster led the victory over cincinnati, 19-13 and houston faces a tough battle against new england next weekend, ali. >> thank you. 15-year-old malala yousufzai, a symbol of courage after being shot in the head by the taliban. and this week released from a british hospital. will malala live a normal live or carry on her mission or return to pakistan? joining us now is the president of act for america, and the author bridgette gabriel. >> good morning, just to recap, let's tell malala's story again. she has been a champion for years of girls education in pakistan. she wants equal rights. she had a blog she spoke out about what was like being a young girl in the swat valley in pakistan, for all of that targeted tore the for the taliban and pulled over her school bus as she was on the way home from school and shot her in the head. miraculously, she survived, thanks to the great work of so
FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 2:00am PST
ago. >> we are learning more about the reason nfl linebacker junior s saou took his own life. five brain specialists working with national institutions of health all confirmed the findings. similar symptoms in 23 players in years. seau shot himself in the chest last may at his home in color o california. the holy land is getting a rare and massive snowstorm and it paralyzed the city there. you can see palm trees there but a lot of snow on the ground. business has to shut down as a result of the storm. snow is so unusual for this city it is a special occasion for residents. many outside making snow men and having snowball fights. >>> a novelty. >> the killer whales trapped under frozen water in canada. there was initial good news the whales were able to free them self from the ice. this morning there are new concerns in northern quebec because they haven't been seen. al sudden drop in temperature left the oh kaus boxed in. they have been ordered in to try to break the sigice and help th find open water. >> politics now. a few hours from now the white house task force holds the fina
Jan 6, 2013 5:00am PST
to visit nfl ticket exchange to find additional seats. it is expected to be a sellout game. it is possible more seats could become available later due to returns. those tickets would only be made available through ticketmaster. >>> up next, unhappy residents, why they say a bill passed to help super storm sandy victims is not enough to make a difference. and the peninsula community comes together to try to save a bay [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so fun. >> welcome back, everyone. it's 5:11 on this sunday morning. thanks for being an early bird and getting up with us. this is a live look at our live doppler 7hd. we are keeping track of the storm. right now there is light rain. you see those gr
Jan 6, 2013 6:00am PST
nfl ticket exchange to find additional seats. it is expected to be a sellout game. it is possible more seats could become available later due to returns. those tickets would only be made available through ticketmaster. >>> up next, unhappy residents, why they say a bill passed to help super storm sandy victims is not enough to make a difference. and the peninsula community comes together to try to save a bay area icon. >> welcome back, everyone. it's 6:11 on this sunday morning. we are seeing a little bit of a change. there are sprinkles in livermore, hayward and oakland. you can keep track anytime, anywhere of the weather system by going to and clicking on live doppler 7hd. congress has approved a $9.7 billion flood insurance measure to help victims of hurricane sandy, but it was a vote that was not only delayed for several days, but also less than what was wanted by new york and new jersey officials. abc news reporter david curly has more on how victims are reacting. >> debris is covering lots surrounded by damages houses. it's the house of representatives that residents
Jan 6, 2013 9:00am PST
available, extremely limited. so you are encouraged to visit nfl ticket exchange to try to find additional seats for what is expected to be a sellout game. it's possible more seats could become available later due to returns. those tickets would only be made available through ticketmaster. >>> frances dinglasan, our meteorologist, is here, sitting in for lisa argen. we had a bit of a storm system move through this morning? >> yeah, it's heading south right now. still bringing us cloudy conditions. a live shot of mt. tam. even some fog. i'll tell you when you can expect the showers to leave your neighborhood and i will have the accuweather seven-day forecast coming up. >> also coming up, the warriors travel to l.a. to play the clippers three days after blowing them out here at home. would the clippers turn the tables? well, we've got the >> welcome back, everyone. it's 9:19 on this sunday, january 6th. we have a live look right now at the golden gate bridge. traffic very light so far this morning. you see one or two raindrops on the camera lens there, but those are leftover drops from a sto
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Jan 11, 2013 3:00am PST
. a lot of people go through stuff like that, but they're not nfl quarterbacks. the big question now is, particularly for redskins fans, will he be 100%? >> that's a very good question. there was a study done recently about nfl players and only two-thirds can get back into their level of activity for the nfl. the greater the athlete is, the greater his chances. so i'd say if anyone could, he probably has the best chance of getting back in. >> steve: do you think he would have had to have had the surgery had he not played that last game? >> it's difficult to determine because we don't know how much damage he had before that last game. >> steve: this is the knee joint. show us where they did the operation. this is front of the knee, the kneecap. >> one ligament called the lateral collateral was torn. and that had to be repaired by either putting in stitches or reattaching it to the bone at one end or the other. >> steve: then the acl, how do you get to that? there it is in there, inside. >> the acl is a very important ligament 'cause that gives stability to the knee. that had to be replac
Jan 10, 2013 2:35am EST
in the life of a child. suit up like your favorite nfl players, and become a volunteer reader, tutor or mentor with united y. >>> there was a time that tattoos were tabu. something that motorcycle gangs or bad girls got. >> uh-huh. not anymore, though. even the clean cut young pop stars sport these things these days. so tattoo artists are more in demand than ever. where do they learn their trade? abc's alex perez finds out. >> reporter: over the last decades, tattoos have poked through and emerged from a following to being publicly accepted. approximately 36% of americans between 18 to 25 have been inked. 1 in 5 americans have at least one tattoo. tattoos today are so popular, the art is main stream, making some of the artists cult sisters. even the guy who teaches the art got his own 15 minutes of fame. >> this is how you learn. >> tlc's show "tattoo school." and star dr. bill, a 43-year tattoo vet rap, who started his own school called the world's only tattoo school, located in shreveport, louisiana. is it the only tattoo school? >> when we started it was the only one in the world. >> report
Jan 5, 2013 9:00am PST
the broncos will fare in the nfl play-offs, bengals, houston, colts, ravens, where is your money? >> let me just say, we're not at all optimistic about the broncos here in denver. listen, we take one game at a time. one game at a time in this great city, so we'll watch every nfl game this weekend and we're going to root on our broncos come next weekend. and we -- although we're optimistic we're going to be in new orleans, we'll take one game at a time. >> okay. i'm glad i asked that question last. i think we could have gone on and on had we started with that one. mayor hancock, thank you for being with us and go broncos. >>> lance armstrong and what we may be considering to admit so he can resume his athletic career. we have a new report on "weekends with alex witt." we'll do almost anything. out for drinks, eats. i have very well fitting dentures. i like to eat a lot of fruits. love them all. the seal i get with the super poligrip free keeps the seeds from getting up underneath. even well-fitting dentures let in food particles. super poligrip is zinc free. with just a few dabs, it's clinic
FOX Business
Jan 7, 2013 1:00pm EST
in the country. obviously the nfl is first. dem of course gras 18 to 24 which is important for the advertisers. 18 to 24-year-olds are predominantly college fans as opposed to baseball fans that skew much older. lori: you have four brands, toe seat toes, vizio, which rotate sponsorship the title game. >> right. lori: $10 million, discover is this year's sponsor. what is the projected take for them. >> somewhere around there. tonight will be very interesting. there are prognostications this might set a record for the all-time rating record for a college football championship fame. that will be really hard to overcome. we're looking 35.6 million people. need more people than that to tune in. but here's the thing. is that because of those numbers and because of the projections, there are, the future for the bcs in two years, they're going to have a four-team playoff system. that will be an estimated $470 million annually spread out around all the conferences. that is over double than what bcs is bringing in right now. lori: potential college students in high school need to look at this and use it
Jan 10, 2013 1:00pm PST
at the brain of the late nfl line baker junior seau and the ten-time all pro committed suicide in may. specialists who have studied him closely say that he has evidence of scarring and a condition called chronic traumatic enself lop tea e.ect. we'll have a live report from sanjay gupta. particularly when you're talking young kids and so forth, we've heard about the issue of concussion cans. >> sanjay has done a lot of research, a lot of work on these concussions, these head injuries from football. it's a serious, serious subject. >> that's reason enough to tune in and continue to stay tuned in. >> it was such a tragic loss. i remember the day upon hearing the news of his suicide. really, really sad. >> all right. thank you. >>> we're just about to get a close look at assault weapons. they are likely to become the targets of proposed gun control laws again. but, first, what's wrong with this picture? our strategy session is looking at whether the president needs to recruit more women and minority members for the top jobs in his second term. keep my eye on but, i didn't always
Jan 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
. ♪ visit to learn your risk. >>> one of the best rookies to ever play in the nfl will have a lot to overcome to repeat his performance next year. kate's here and she's got more on that and some of the day's other top stories. kate? >> yeah, washington redskins robert griffin iii had major reconstructive knee surgery today after reinjuring his knee in sunday's loss to the seattle seahawks. redskins coach mike shanahan has been under quite a bit of fire for leaving him in the game after he was obviously hurt. even the white house weighed in today. >> it was painful to watch. and, you know, i'm not a football -- i'm not a football coach, but it sure seemed like, as remarkable a player as he is, he wasn't in a position to continue playing. >> here's some good news, though. the doctor who performed surgery says it was successful and that he expects rg-3 to make a full recovery, perhaps even in time for the next season. many people here in washington are sure hoping that happens. griffin led the redskins to their best season in 20 years. and like rg-3, this kenyan man k
Jan 5, 2013 11:00am PST
forever since the decline of the steel mills. >> big red football is you know, equivalent to nfl. >> really. >> literally. >> but with two big red football players charged with rape in august and increasing is social media attention since then, many in this town feel under fire. >> what has this done to the town of steubenville? >> well, it has put a cloud over the city. and i feel really it's unjustified. the buzz that keeps coming about is that steubenville is a bad place, things are being covered up. more people should be arrested. and i feel that's all unjustly so. >> activist hacker group anonymous and others have suggested more students may have taken part in the alleged assault or that authorities went easy on the football players. though two have been arrested and charged with rape. >> who do you feel like is saying this whole town has a black eye is bad? who do you feel like is saying that? >> i think one of the things of mind is the internet. the. >> certainly gone viral. >> yeah. and i think things start to snowball. >> has preferential treatment been given to these bo
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